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Queso Oaxaca

Other names: Mexican mozzarella
Spanish name: Queso Oaxaca
  [Wa-ha-ka]

Long ribbons of cheese are rolled up to form a ball to make this traditional mozzarella-like cheese.  The balls of cheese are used shredded to top tostadas and little appetizers (antojitos) or may be sliced and added to quesadillas or chile rellenos. Look for a spicy versions too which is flavored with cherry pits.
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Substitute for queso oaxaca

Italian style Mozzarella or Armenian String Cheese

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Chumley
2/18/2012
Th is cheese is great for melting, broiling or just as a thickening agent.


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